Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

E.ON joins forces with municipal partners to drive e-mobility in Germany

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the German government’s program to promote e-mobility, E.ON’s regional companies have submitted applications for a total of more than 700 charging points. The majority of the applications were submitted by Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS … Read the full press release

E.ON integrates wind farm into its Virtual Power Plant; stabilizes the German electricity grid

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.ON is now turning the tables. E.ON will be one of the … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group appoints Dr. Kurt Michels as Chief Compliance Officer

Dr. Frank Fabian becomes Speaker of the Management Board of Wolfsburg AG WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Kurt Michels (46), previously Chief Compliance Officer Trucks & Vans & Buses of Daimler AG, has been appointed as Chief Compliance Officer of … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to migrate all ships managed by Hapag-Lloyd to services enabled for Fleet Xpress

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping operator in the world … Read the full press release

Papyrus Group announces investment in new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany

Mölndal, Sweden, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Papyrus Group (Papyrus), a Triton Fund II and Altor Fund II company, has announced its plan to invest in a new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany. This investment will optimise Papyrus’ logistical infrastructure and improve … Read the full press release

Henkel announces the appointment of Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer

Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has named Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer to accelerate Henkel’s digital activities. He will report directly to Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. Rahmyn Kress will join Henkel in the second quarter to steer … Read the full press release

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf implement intelligent traffic control system from GEVAS software and TomTom

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces that its industry-leading live traffic data has been chosen to power the traffic management centres of two more of Germany’s leading cities: Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Frankfurt and Düsseldorf have implemented an intelligent … Read the full press release

VAAM Elects Founder and CEO of Organo Balance as New First Vice President

VAAM aims to turn microbiology research into products which benefit society BERLIN, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The founder and CEO of Organobalance GmbH, Prof. Dr. Christine Lang, is the new first vice president of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Signs 13-Year Service Contract for Maintenance of MTU Engines

13-year service contract signed 30 MTU Series 4000 engines in operation in dump trucks in copper mine FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY/LUMWANA, ZAMBIA, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has concluded a 13-year service contract with Canadian mine operator Barrick Gold Corporation. The agreement … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Develops App for Easy and Hassle-free Location of Parking Spaces

New Smart City solution exhibited at CEBIT Easy and hassle-free location of connected parking spaces via app Hamburg and Deutsche Telekom digitize up to 11,000 parking spaces BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The nerve-wracking search for a parking space will … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom extends its security analytics services to its external customers

Threat intelligence and security analytics services for external customers New integrated Cyber Defense and Security Operations Centers in Bonn Another DAX-listed company orders SOC services from Telekom Security BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The amount of security-relevant information that Deutsche Telekom … Read the full press release

New Security Product Protects Industrial Systems

CeBIT 2017: The focus is on security for industry and IoT networks Industrial Threat Protect Pro detects and analyzes anomalies Industrial Network Protect Pro guards against uncontrolled data flows and network break-ins BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The security of industrial … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and RASTAL Collaborate on A Digital Solution for Beverage Industry

A cooperative project with glass manufacturer RASTAL demonstrates the benefits of digitization for the beverage industry Real data replacing rough estimates: IoT solution shows beverage consumption and consumer behavior in real time Innovative dispensing solution: drinks are tapped through an … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s New Networks and Partnerships Set the Pace for the Internet of Things

The Cloud: Made in Germany has never been in such demand Smart parking: Digital parking space management for German cities Security: Protecting industrial control systems against Stuxnet & Co Artificial intelligence: IPsoft moves into the House of Clouds New networks, … Read the full press release

Siemens to Produce Wind Turbines for Two EDF Luminus Projects in Belgium

“Katoen Natie” project located in Beveren, “Sibelco” in Dessel 15-year service-contract included HAMBRUG, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BMW Group Sign Contract to Supply Batteries for Storage Project

BMW i3-batteries for storage projects in Vattenfall wind farms STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries with a capacity of 33 … Read the full press release

Linde Strengthens Its Presence and Role in Shell Eco-Marathon

MUNICH, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology company The Linde Group is intensifying its contribution to the Shell Eco-marathon, an annual international competition for ultra-energy-efficient prototype vehicles. The year 2017 marks the seventh time in a row in which Linde supports … Read the full press release

Siemens appoints Eva Schulz-Kamm global head of Government Affairs

MUNICH, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eva Schulz-Kamm (45) will assume global responsibility for Government Affairs at Siemens on April 15, 2017. Schulz-Kamm is currently head of Political Affairs & Public Co-Creation at NXP in Hamburg. “With Ms. Schulz-Kamm, we’re pleased … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board nominates Gerhard Eschelbeck and Alexander Schuetz as new members

FRANKFURT, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE/NYSE: DB) will submit a proposal for the Annual General Meeting on 18 May 2017 for two new members to be elected to the Supervisory Board. Gerhard Eschelbeck is … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group supports United Nations’ “International Weeks Against Racism” initiative

Volkswagen is corporate partner of the “Stiftung für die Internationalen Wochen gegen Rassismus” (Foundation for the International Weeks Against Racism) for the first time Nationwide weeks of action from 13 – 26 March Chairman of the Board of Management Matthias … Read the full press release

DEG funds biodegradable packaging and disposable tableware manufacturer BIO-LUTIONS GmbH

Product made from agricultural waste replaces plastic packaging Production plant to be built in India EUR 500,000 from the Up-scaling Programme COLOGNE, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Waste from plastic packaging is a growing environmental problem throughout the world. The Indian government … Read the full press release

Evonik acquires cosmetics specialist Dr. Straetmans GmbH of Hamburg, Germany

Evonik continues to expand its position as one of the leading partners to the cosmetics industry Acquisition allows offering complete formulation solutions Hamburg site to become a global competence center for preservative solutions ESSEN/HAMBURG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik will acquire … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group becomes the world’s first automaker to use quantum computers

Cooperation with leading quantum computing company D-Wave Systems World premiere at CeBIT: research project for traffic flow optimization WOLFSBURG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen Group is the world’s first automaker to use quantum computers, further expanding its digital competence for … Read the full press release

Audi shows off 6 new models at the Geneva International Motor Show

Audi Q8 sport concept: dynamic looks and innovative drive system Sporty top models: RS 5 Coupé, RS 3 Sportback and SQ5 TFSI Audi A5 Sportback g-tron: climate-friendly with no compromises Ingolstadt/Genf, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is presenting six new … Read the full press release

Poyry Shares Inspiring Insights at Berlin Tunnel Design & Construction Summit

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marcel Winter, Managing Director, Pöyry Switzerland, delivered an inspiring keynote talk on the lessons learned from complex underground projects at this year’s Tunnel Design & Construction Summit on 2nd March in Berlin. In his keynote, ‘Critical … Read the full press release

HD+ TVkey now commercially available in Germany

German satellite operator HD+ deploys next generation direct-to-TV solution TVkey TVkey allows consumers to access high quality programming including 4K and HDR directly on newer model Samsung TVs without a set-top box Direct-to-TV solution meets stringent Hollywood requirements for premium … Read the full press release

Solvay Debuts New Coating Line at ECS 2017

PARIS, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Novecare, a key global business unit of the Solvay Group and also a worldwide leader in specialty surfactants and specialty monomers, will feature a line of new products designed to meet customers’ unmet needs for … Read the full press release

Proactive Sales Territory Optimization Key to Success, GfK Study Shows

Current sales management trends and practices BRUCHSAL, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK recently researched planning practices among German companies with outside sales forces. The resulting study demonstrates that the complexity, speed of change and diversity of tasks in sales have further … Read the full press release

New Sandoz Biosimilar Shows Promising Equivalency Results

Sandoz proposed biosimilar adalimumab (GP2017) shown to have equivalent efficacy and a similar safety profile as reference medicine, Humira®* Comprehensive development program show potential of GP2017 to treat inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and plaque psoriasis … Read the full press release